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  *拆* | 拆* | *拆
to tear open / to tear down / to tear apart / to open
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to tear down / to demolish / to dismantle / to remove
to break up into parts
to demolish a building and relocate the inhabitants
to unload / to dismantle
to disassemble
to dismantle a machine / to terminate a telephone service
to dismantle / to disassemble / to open up (sth sealed) / to unpick
fortune telling by unpicking Chinese characters
short-term loan
to separate off / to hive off / a demerger
(theater) to dismantle the stage / (fig.) to pull the rug out from under sb's feet / to undermine sb's plans
to unpick and wash (e.g. padded garment)
to expose / to unmask / to see through (a lie etc)
call loan / short-term loan within banking
to dismantle / to take apart
to break up (a marriage, family etc)
to remove stitches (from a wound)
pick and roll (basketball) / screen and roll
to dismantle / to demolish
to counter every move / to be full of tricks
demolition (of buildings for new project)
lit. to destroy the bridge after crossing the river (idiom) / fig. to abandon one's benefactor upon achieving one's goal
Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647), Italian physicist, colleague of Galileo
lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west wall (idiom); fig. temporary expedient / Rob Peter to pay Paul
life is hard enough as it is; don't burst my bubble (Internet slang)
daily interest on a loan
lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west (idiom); fig. temporary expedient / Rob Peter to pay Paul
to tear down and reuse / to cannibalize
rather destroy ten temples than a single marriage (idiom)
to work in an enterprise for a share of the profits
funds on call / invested sum that can be cashed
demolition of homes / to destroy homes (for new building projects)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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